'''Roland Sebastian Martin''' (born November 14, 1968)
[Date of birth found on the ''Texas Births, 1926-1995'', under MARTIN, ROLAND SEBASTIAN, on November 14, 1968.]
is an American journalist, syndicated columnist
with Creators Syndicate
, and author. He is a commentator for TV One (US TV network)|TV One
and the host of ''News One Now
'', a one-hour weekday morning news show on the network.
He was also a CNN
contributor, appearing on a variety of shows, including ''The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer|The Situation Room
'', Anderson Cooper
'', and many others. In October 2008, he joined the ''Tom Joyner Morning Show
'' as senior analyst.
Books authored by Martin include ''Speak, Brother! A Black Man's View of America'',
''Listening to the Spirit Within: 50 Perspectives on Faith'' and ''The First: President Barack Obama's Road to the White House as...